| Aug 20, 2014
| 2:21 PM
NEW HAVEN – Jim Courier and James Blake squared off Wednesday afternoon in a press conference before the two retired players hit the court for a Legends exhibition match at night at the Connecticut Open.
Blake poked fun at Courier’s tennis...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:58 PM
NEW HAVEN — The bigger the stage, the better Genie Bouchard performs.
Put her on a court at the Australian Open, French Open or Wimbledon and Bouchard shines. She was a finalist at the All England Club two months ago after reaching the semifinals...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:45 AM
The Connecticut Open field has been strengthened with four wild-card entries announced over the past two days.
The additions are headed by 13th-ranked Dominika Cibulkova, a finalist at the Australian Open this year. Andrea Petkovic (No. 19), Sam...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 11:27 AM
NEW HAVEN -- Each year, chaos ensues in the final days before Connecticut's professional tennis tournament is unveiled.
There are signage and advertising details to complete, site preparation and landscaping issues that require attention, ticket...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 5:59 PM
NEW HAVEN — Dominika Cibulkova's groan said it all.
Cibulkova, the 13th-ranked singles player in the world, got things kicked off Friday afternoon at the Connecticut Open, as the WTA player representative in the main draw ceremony on the first day...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Things are going well for Petra Kvitova. She won Wimbledon for the second time in July. She just signed a contract with IMG Worldwide, joining the likes of Maria Sharapova and Li Na. And she's gearing up to play in the U.S. Open next month.
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:59 PM
When Simona Halep came to New Haven last year for the New Haven Open tennis tournament, she was unseeded and ranked 23rd in the world. But she was also on a roll, having won 24 of her past 29 matches.
She went 5-for-5 at New Haven, winning her fourth WTA...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:23 AM
Denise Muresan came out of Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire as one of the state's top tennis players, earning a state title in 2006.
When she left the University of Michigan a little more than a year ago, she was the fifth ranked player in the...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Staid old Wimbledon got bounced on its fanny here Tuesday. Somebody sat on the spectacles and broke them. Egad. Somebody else put lowfat milk on the strawberries.
Strange things happened. The orderly became disorderly:
• An ailing Serena Williams...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:29 PM
It is still a little too soon to canonize young Eugenie Bouchard as the next big thing in women's tennis. We will wait until Saturday.
That's when the current pride of Canadian sports, now that the Kings have taken hockey away from them, will play in...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko has called off her engagement to Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin, R-Sport said on Monday, as another high-profile sporting romance hit the rocks.
Just two months after newly crowned British Open...